News: The Barn Theatre and Scoot Theatre to stage a Shakespeare comedy double bill at Notgrove Estate this Summer

Cirencester’s award-winning theatre, the Barn Theatre, have teamed up with theatre company Scoot Theatre to take over the gardens of Notgrove Manor in the Cotswolds from 21-22 August for a weekend of outdoor theatrical family fun. The Barn at Notgrove, in association with Scoot Theatre will feature performances of Scoot Theatre’s family-friendly, sixty-minute productions of... Continue Reading →

News: Marcus Brigstocke and Rachel Parris announced as commentators for Olivier Award-winning The Showstoppers’ 2nd annual Alternative Eurovision Song Contest

Following the success of last year’s glitterfest, Olivier Award-winning improvisers The Showstoppers are presenting the ‘Alternative Eurovision Song Contest’ for a second year on Saturday 15 May. Comedians Marcus Brigstocke and Rachel Parris are now lined-up to provide pithy commentary. He said “This is it! This is our time. This will make music history. In... Continue Reading →

News: Comedian and ‘Bake Off’ star Tom Allen returns as commentator for the Olivier Award-winning improv stars’ 2nd annual Alternative Eurovision Song Contest

Last year his cheeky, irreverent voiceover commentary was a highlight of The Showstoppers’ ‘Alternative Eurovision Song Contest’ - and the good news is Tom Allen is back for a second year. Following the success of last year’s glitterfest, Olivier Award-winning improviser The Showstoppers are presenting the ‘Alternative Eurovision Song Contest’ for a second year on Saturday... Continue Reading →

News: Pleasance Islington to reopen this May

Pleasance Islington will reopen its doors on Monday 17th May with a busy programme of comedy, theatre, drag and musicals. To help set theatre up to thrive once again Pleasance will also partner with VAULT Creative Arts to present Fringe Futures Festival. Taking place across May and June, this brand-new festival will present live work-in-progress... Continue Reading →

One year on…

Let’s face it, the past twelve months have been awful for most of us (unless of course we’re investors in Pfitzer or Astrazeneca, or perhaps shareholders in Serco test and trace). For me personally, the past year has been one of the toughest I’ve had to endure. A year ago today, just as Boris was... Continue Reading →

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